Invest in Women's Health

We rely on the generosity we receive from people like you—our grateful patients, friends, and many others—to help us advance the important work of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology and its seven divisions. Your financial support helps us provide our patients with compassionate, high-quality, and state-of-the-art care; educate the next generation of outstanding obstetrician gynecologists; and advance our cutting-edge research.

There are many opportunities to invest in our work. Each of the funds below supports a different aspect of women's health research and clinical care across the lifespan. If you have any questions about making a financial contribution, a planned gift, or establishing a named fund for the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, please contact our Advancement Manager, Lily Johnson at 262-745-1986 or

Gifts to our department are given through the University of Wisconsin Foundation a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, making your donation fully tax-deductible to the full extent of the law.

Below there are opportunities to make a gift securely online. If you would like to make a gift by mail, simply make a check payable to the fund you would like to support (see below), and mail to:

Lily Johnson, Ob-Gyn

McConnell Hall- 4th Floor

1010 Mound Street

Madison, WI 53715


Healthy Women, Healthy Babies Fund

The foundation of our work is to provide the best patient care, complemented by education and research. This fund provides discretionary support to the Chair and aids the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology in its clinical, academic, and public service roles.

CenteringPregancy Fund

The purpose of this fund is to support the activities of the CenteringPregnancy program. CenteringPregnancy is a group pre-natal care strategy which has shown to have better birth outcomes.

Women's Pelvic Wellness Fund

The purpose of this fund is to support research, medical education and clinical care within the sub-specialty of women’s pelvic wellness. This fund will advance state-of-the-art management of and research for disorders of the female pelvic floor and urogynecology within the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

Women's Hope Research Fund: Division of Gynecologic Oncology

Contributions to this fund significantly help advance cutting-edge research to find new ways to detect cancer earlier, discover and develop new treatments, as well as improve the outcomes and quality of life of the women to whom we provide care.

Promoting Healthy Pregnancies - Maternal-Fetal Health Fund

The purpose of this fund is to support research, medical education and clinical care within the Division of Maternal and Fetal Medicine to advance state-of-the-art management of high-risk pregnancies.

Stork Fund

Help us build our nest egg for our Stork Fund; this fund is in its infancy. Our goal is to build this fund so we can use the income to financially assist infertile couples and individuals, as well as patients of reproductive age who face a cancer diagnosis and want to preserve their fertility.

21st Century Cures for Women and Babies Fund

This fund supports research conducted by the Division of Reproductive Sciences, specifically to assist in research focused on reproductive diseases that do not yet have effective treatments or cures.

Obstetrics and Gynecology Chair in Reproductive Health Fund

Gifts to this fund support a distinguished professor in the Division of Reproductive and Population Health. This faculty member leads a team of investigators who research a broad range of women’s health topics, engage communities through health initiatives, and train future leaders in reproductive health.

1929 Resident Alumni Fund

Established to commemorate the year the department's residency program was established, gifts to this fund enhance the residency experience by supporting wellness, travel funds for residents, enhancing and updating the simulation lab, and other needs of the residency program.